Message Bible

Message Bible

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The Message Bible for Android

What happens when you combine a group of engineers in Silicon Valley with the Message Bible?  You get the Message Bible by Tecarta – a very cool and fast Android app designed for Bible Study, quick navigation and easy note taking.  No other Bible app matches the design, functionality and affordability of the Message Bible by Tecarta. 
A simple, powerful design will allow you to easily read the MSG Bible off-line (without an Internet connection), navigate, search, highlight verses, bookmark, make margin notes, copy/paste or take notes.  Additional translations such as New Living Translation (NLT), NIV or NASB can be affordably purchased via in-app purchase. Find out for yourself why Tecarta Bibles are the top selling Bibles on Android smart phones and tablets.

The Message Bible is a paraphrase version of the Bible. The Message keeps the language of the gospel compelling and modern. It is an accurate paraphrasing of the bible rather than a translation. It captures the tone of the text and the original conversational feel of the Greek, in contemporary English. Its purpose is keep the language of the gospel message current, fresh, and understandable—the way it was for its very first readers.


- Fast and easy to use.

- Move back and forth from reading your Bible and the built-in note editor.

- Works off-line, No internet connection needed for downloaded Bibles.

- Full-text search by OT, NT or current book to quickly find words and study topics.

- Free, streamed Bible translations available when there is an internet connection.

- Copy and paste multiple verses easily and quickly.

- Quick navigation either by using predictive entry in verse bar or verse picker.

- Night mode for low light reading.

- Highlighting allows readers to easily emphasize verses or passages.

- Add margin notes to jot down your thoughts right next to the relevant verses.

- Bookmark your favorite passages for quick future reference or make your own personal studies.

- Powerful folder system allows users to organize notes and bookmarks.

- View your reading History.

- Portrait / Landscape mode.

- Font sizes can be easily changed.

- Easily share verses and notes with friends and family through email, Facebook, text messages, etc.

- Users can expand Bible Library (NIV, Message, NLT, NASB, ESV, NCV, NKJV and others) easily through Add-ons.

- Split-screen capability allows users to see multiple translations at the same time.

- More affordable translations, study notes and reference tools are being added regularly.

- It's a talking Bible! It reads the bible to you using Text-to-Speech.

If you have suggestions, questions or comments, we would love to hear from you.  Email us at

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Recently changed in this version

- night mode improvements
- UI updates
- landscape / split-screen enhancements
- change green highlight tint for readability
- improved phrase searching with quotes
- more intuitive library
- access full history with push and hold
- Multi Window support for Samsung devices

Comments and ratings for Message Bible
  • (75 stars)

    by Michael Alvares on 24/05/2014

    I love the way it delivers the message in a different way.

  • (75 stars)

    by Neal Dreyer on 23/05/2014

    Using it to great benefit last 2 years. Wouldn't be without it

  • (75 stars)

    by Monique White on 22/05/2014

    Would love to be able to parallel more versions along with concordance for more in-depth study. Nevertheless, one of my favorite apps for bible study reading.

  • (75 stars)

    by Arthur Dean on 22/05/2014

    Wow its just add fab how the conparesiom in the versions of the bible

  • (75 stars)

    by Joan Richmond on 20/05/2014

    I really love this app and use it every day. I find it much easier to understand than other versions of the Bible.

  • (75 stars)

    by Rob Yod on 18/05/2014

    Great app

  • (75 stars)

    by Guido Biggelaar on 17/05/2014